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TCS London Marathon 2025

If you’re only ever going to do one marathon, make sure it’s the TCS London Marathon.
Location: Greenwich Park, London SE10 8QY Date: 27.04.25 Price: £100

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About the event

If you’re only ever going to do one marathon, make sure it’s the TCS London Marathon. 

From the cheering crowds and thrilling atmosphere to the world-famous landmarks lining the 26.2-mile route from Greenwich to the Mall, it’s no surprise that this is one of the most famous races in the world. 

Run the TCS London Marathon with Team JDRF in 2025 and make every mile count by doing something amazing to help those living with type 1 diabetes. 

In 2025 JDRF aims to have around 200 runners taking part in the TCS London Marathon, helping us to reach our goal of a combined total of £450,000 to fund type 1 diabetes research.

How to enter the TCS London Marathon 

Apply for a charity place 

Complete our application form for a JDRF charity place. 

Registration fee: £100 (only taken once your application has been accepted) 

Sponsorship target: £2,000 

We will be reviewing applications and allocating places in mid-June 2024. After this point, you can still apply, but you may be added to our waiting list.   

Use your ballot place for the TCS London Marathon 

If you secure your ballot place through the race organisers, public ballot or your running club, we would be delighted to have you join our team. You will receive all the benefits of a charity place runner – with no minimum sponsorship requirement! Fill out our ballot place form today. 

Why join Team JDRF 

Our support includes: 

  • Dedicated support from our friendly Events team, including regular catch-up with training and fundraising tips.
  • On-going support with your training and invites to a variety of in-person and virtual events. 
  • A JDRF running vest with iron on letters for your chosen name (once you reach £100 towards your sponsorship target).
  • Cheering materials for your family and friends.
  • Team photo on the morning of the marathon, in Greenwich Park. 
  • Fantastic support from our cheer point on route.
  • A well-deserved post-race reception which includes a free massage to ease those weary legs, food to recover and a glass of fizz to celebrate. 
  • A private Facebook group and Strava club for all #TeamJDRF fundraisers.

Get in touch 

For more information, or if you have any questions, email londonmarathon@jdrf.org.uk.

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Fundraising resources

From paper sponsorship forms, to fundraising posters and bunting, we've got everything you need to make your fundraising a success.

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Meet your fellow runners

Keep up to date with event information, share your reasons for taking part and meet fellow runners ahead of event day in our dedicated Facebook group.

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